GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Minami-tori-shima

The GLOSS Station Handbook is currently being re-designed and upgraded.

Until a new version is available, the tide gauge station list below from the last version of the Handbook provides links to further details about each tide gauge in the GLOSS Core Network. Click the GLOSS number buttons to view the information. Click column headings to sort the table.

Station information

General
Gloss number104
Station nameMinami-tori-shima
CountryJapan
Time zone135E, GMT + 9 hrs
Latitude (+ve N)24.18
Longitude (+ve E)153.58
OceanPacific
Observation periods1996-
Responsible countryJapan
Authority responsible for tide gaugeOceanographical Division, Climate and Marine Department, Japan Met. Agency, 3-4, Otemachi- 1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100, Japan
GLOSS contactJapan
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rate10 seconds
High frequency data at BODCData 104 Document 118594
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkBenchmark at GPS point operated 24-hour, which is 100m distant from the tide gauge
Benchmark relationshipsThe relation can apply since April 1996
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodAverage of hourly readings of tide
PSMSL code1875
Additional information
Nearest Met. stationMinamitorishima Met. Observing
Last updated20 November 1997